MBtv: Tianjin-assembled AC312E helicopter makes maiden flight

A civilian-use helicopter assembled and produced in north China’s Tianjin has made its maiden flight. The AC312E, a light twin-engine helicopter, carries up to nine passengers. It can be used in various scenarios including emergency rescue, law enforcement, and transportation. The AC312E helicopter was developed by the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), the country’s major aircraft manufacturer.